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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Mirzakhani
Clean Name Mirzakhani
Feature ID 16271
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


LOLA 2011
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude -17.39 °
Southmost Latitude -17.55 °
Eastmost Longitude 85.29 °
Westmost Longitude 85.11 °
Diameter 5.00 km
Center Latitude -17.47 °
Center Longitude 85.20 °
Quad LAC-99 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 04, 2024
Continent Asia
Culture Iran
Origin Maryam; Iranian-American mathematician, first female winner of the Fields Medal (1977-2017).
Reference [782] - Maryam Mirzakhani (1977–2017) Obituary, by Kasra Rafi: Nature, 549(7670), 32. doi: 10.1038/549032a
Updated Mar 04, 2024 8:34 PM

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